THE UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN’S MAIN CAMPUS IS SITUATED ON TREATY 6 TERRITORY AND THE HOMELAND OF THE MÉTIS.

THE UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN’S MAIN CAMPUS IS SITUATED ON TREATY 6 TERRITORY AND THE HOMELAND OF THE MÉTIS.

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  • By September 3, 2011

    I spent my summer in two places: the wilderness and working in a bar. In both venues, I met a lot of people with conspiracy theories. I heard things like “You know, there’s a lot of shit going on we aren’t told about.”

    “Like what?” I would ask. Then they would start listing things.

  • What’s in a domain name?

    By August 28, 2011

    The Internet’s governing body, ICANN, is allowing for a dramatic expansion of the namespace with a host of new Top-Level Domains (TLDs), the suffixes that go after the dot, such as .com, .org, and, soon, .anything.

  • A dim light on global warming

    By August 22, 2011

    Amid a growing wave of concern about climate change, many countries — including Brazil, Australia, the US, and EU members — passed laws in the 2000’s outlawing or severely restricting access to incandescent light bulbs. But the real problem, as ever, is that the new technology is not yet as attractive as the old.

  • The challenging billions: addressing the world’s exploding population

    By August 21, 2011

    While the human race took perhaps one million years to reach one billion people (around the year 1800), we have been adding successive billions every 10-20 years since 1960. Will we be able to meet the population challenge, just as we have met previous challenges, through technological and institutional innovation?

  • Turning our backs on the final frontier

    By August 13, 2011

    The year is 2011. By now, we should have flying DeLoreans and alien overlords. In reality, 2011 only offers the same crap we saw last decade. What’s worse, 2011 marks the end of NASA’s manned space shuttle program.

  • When we limit our vocabulary, we need to consider the bigger picture

    By June 30, 2011

    If a word or a language can call to mind not just denotations or connotations, but powerful and even painful recollections of a loved one, how wary should we be of limiting our vocabulary?

  • The joys and pains of moving into the wild

    By June 20, 2011

    When I first made my way to Nelson to face the wilderness, I had visions of spiritual awakening à la the Beatles’ retreat to India, except it turns out the lifestyle is more akin to Survivorman

  • So you’re thinking about taking a summer class?

    By June 18, 2011

    Summer school isn’t all bad. In fact, the summer class lifestyle is so different, I’m convinced I’ve stumbled across the university’s best kept educational secret.

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